David's Harp / Israel's poor, poor middle class
Israeli consumers are not just picky, as the boss of Super-Sol moaned this week. They are really scrounging to get through the month.
Itzik Abercohen, CEO of the Super-Sol retail chain, expressed disappointment with his shoppers this week. Speaking at a retailers convention, he bemoaned the fact that consumers are carefully examining prices and buying more of their food at discount chains. The media now routinely examine and compare prices between the chains, pointing readers to the lowest and tipping them off to rip-offs. Merchants and...
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